Sideloading Android OTA updates

If you have a Nexus device, it will regularly get updated to the newest Android version. If you don't like to wait for the OTA update to arrive to your device, you can sideload the update if you can get your hands on it. Note: You should always backup important files on your device before doing an update like this. Use this at your own risk, should anything unexpected happen to your device. Downloading the OTA update file Usually, Android

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Try out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich CM 9 on your Galaxy S 2 right now!

Since waiting for samsung to eventually put touchWiz on an ICS rom, and then release the updates for the Galaxy s 2, is kind of a boring long wait. This is for you, if you would rather try out ICS right now, but can’t afford a Google Nexus phone, or don’t see any reason why you should update if you already own the Galaxy S 2 The CyanogenMOD team is working hard on their 9th version, and one

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Android: How to force check for updates to your phone

If you want to force your Android phone to check for updates (ROM updates, not App updates which updates through Market), here is a little trick for you: First, you could try checking for updates from the *Settings menu -> About -> Updates *(May vary depending on your model). If that did not work, you could try this trick: Open your phones dialer, type ##2432546## (Or  ##checkin## if you like). Just as if you were going to call a number.

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